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The Sheddens.

645 Shettleston Road, Shettleston, Glasgow. G32 7 EL. Tel: 01417784118.


Sheddens. 1991.

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Peter Smith group photo

Golfing Vintners' Big Night Out. 1970.

The Glasgow Vintners Golf Club's annual dinner and dance and presentation of prizes in the Eagle Lodge, Bishopbriggs, was a tremendous Success.

Pictured shows a group of prizewinners. from left Charles Sweeney, Arlington Bar (Captain's Prize); Jack Devlin, Oxford Bar (Cantrell & Cochrane Cup); John Boyle, Waverley Bar (Queen Anne Trophy); Tony Ferry, Alamo Bar, Paisley (Silver Stag and Club Championship); Hugh McLaughlin, Ascot Bar (Dunn & Moore Coronation Cup); Peter Smith Sheddens Bar (Skol Cup); Bill Martin, Calypso Bar (Vintner's Tankard); Eddie Smythe, Anvil Bar (The Younger Putter); Ian Kennedy Molls Mire (The Brady Trophy).

Peter Smith Group 1970

Glasgow's New President. 1970.

George Grier, third from the left, accepts chain of office from Donald MacLean. Watching are Peter Smith, Jack Gow, John Flynn, George Ramster, secretary, and Jimmy Milne, honorary member. 1970.

Vintners group 1962

In this prize winners group photograph was taken at the dinner dance and presentation of prizes held by the Glasgow Vintners' Golf Section in the Grosvenor Restaurant. Left to right... Mr G McEntee, vice-president, Express Bar, winner of the Coronation Cup, presented by Joseph Dunn; D Ferrie, secretary, Bells Bar, winner of the Younger Putter; Ian Kennedy, captain, Morven Bar, winner of the McCall and Pringle Cup; Peter Smith, holding the Calder Rose Bowl on behalf of the winner, Raymond Strain; A Hanlon jun., with the McEwan Shield, won by his father, A V Hanlon, licensed grocer, Govan; R Mahan, Lomond Lounge, Lambhill, winner of the White Horse Cup; B McLaughlin, Town Tavern, Rutherglen, winner of the Vintners' Tankard. 1962.

Peter Smith 1970

Peter Smith passed away in 1970.

Well-known and respected Glasgow publican Peter Smith, proprietor of the Sheddens Bar, Shettleston Road, passed away in 1970, he was a young man of only 47 years. He left his wife, two sons and two daughters.

Mr Smith was an enthusiastic member of the long-established Glasgow Vintners' Association, he became their president in January 1969. He was also an active member in the Glasgow Licensed Trade Defence Association, of which he was a director. In addition, Mr Smith was a member of the Managing Committee of the Scottish Licensed Trade Association.

Sheddens Bar exterior

The Sheddens.

The esteem in which he was held was reflected in a turnout of about 150 mourners from all branches of the licensed trade at his funeral.

Sheddens 2005

Sheddens Bar, August 2005.




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